Plant Care Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

With over 500 species and even more cultivars, there's a Hoya out there for everyone! They're native to Southeast Asia and their common name, waxplant, refers to their thick, waxy leaves which help them retain water in the heat. They're excellent climbers and will take off if you give them a trellis to grow on. Their other-worldly, star-shaped flowers are often fragrant and come in brilliant shades of red, pink, yellow, and more!

Taxonomy

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'
Hoya
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Water

How often to water your Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Water needs for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'
0.5 cups
every 12

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

51% Low

Growing Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Charlotte is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight will decrease by 25.4% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

Charlotte is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to decrease by 25.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.4 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hoya 'Crassipetiolata': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Nutrient needs for plant Hoya 'Crassipetiolata' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Charlotte is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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Care Summary for Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'

Hoya 'Crassipetiolata'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Charlotte, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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